The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 140 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Northgate 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.035% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.077% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -
Northgate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Northgate across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Northgate across the North West region.

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Northgate across the North West region.

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Northgate
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Northgate within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 2 £325 - 2
Northgate
England

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Northgate also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Northgate.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (50.00%) ResourceLink
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Sage
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Capita
5 1 (12.50%) Academy Housing
5 1 (12.50%) Orchard
5 1 (12.50%) arcHouse
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) French Language
5 1 (12.50%) Russian Language
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Northgate also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Northgate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (12.50%) Academy Housing
2 1 (12.50%) arcHouse
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sage
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Capita
4 1 (12.50%) Orchard
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) NorthgateArinso
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